Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts on divinity and resentment

To prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 88.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Fly, like a youthful hart or roe, Over the hills where spices grow.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book i. Hymn 79.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on dogs, god, and nature

Let dogs delight to bark and bite, For God hath made them so; Let bears and lions growl and fight, For 't is their nature too.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xvi.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on earth, food, god, life, and parenthood

Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on praise

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From all who dwell below the skies Let the Creator's praise arise; Let the Redeemer's name be sung Through every land, by every tongue.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm cxvii.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on gifts and god

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Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see! What shall I render to my God For all his gifts to me?

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song iv.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Strange that a harp of thousand strings Should keep in tune so long!

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 19.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on day, immortality, pain, purity, and saints

There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 66.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on lies

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The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 63.

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